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Dec 11, 2012 12:00am PST
that's volatile from a geopolitical standpoint. it's volatile from an environment, nature standpoint. >> rose: jeff immelt for the hour. next. >> rose: general electric is the nation's largest industrial company. it employs over 300,000 people around the world. it makes everything from aircraft engines to power plant turbines to medical imaging equipment. the company has evolved over the last decade over jeff immeant's watch. he has led a global expansion and shed once treasured businesses such as plastics and insurance. in 2011, president obama named him to lead the council on jobs and competitiveness. last month, the country created 146,000 jobs, exceeding expectations in the wake of hurricane sandy. further progress will be tested as the fiscal cliff deadline approaches without a deal inside yet. i'm very pleased to have jeff immelt back on this program. welcome >> charlie, thanks, good to be back with you. >> rose: we've talked many times about g.e. since you took over, i think once since -- just after 2001. where is the company today in terms of where do you want it to be and wh
Dec 10, 2012 12:00pm EST
sounds animals make in the environment, and he broke it down and said, look, in an environment that remains stable, insects take this frequency bandwidth and the mammals are kind of here, and the monkeys or whatever are here, the birds are in here. they have it worked out and as if it is lines of music and all playing their parts and they don't intrude on the others. >> rose: yes. >> and it was kind of a huge insight and i thought that is absolutely right. yeah. >> rose: tell me about the role of brian eno. >> he is -- he was instrumental in kind of pushing talking heads as a band. >> rose: right. >> beyond what we were used to doing. and then he and i worked together as collaborators, as collaborators before. he is not entirely but to some extent he is a nonmusician, he actually can play an instrument but he prefers to think of himself as a nonmusician so he prefers to work and think of how the music is organized as opposed to sitting and jamming with somebody. >> you are now collaborating with annie clark. >> yes. >> rose: how is that going? >> it has been going really well it has
Dec 13, 2012 12:00pm PST
their own environment and recreate it on the page that is socially real, documentary kind of quality, not fundamentally in different in aesthetic in the 20th century novel. >> and the other is post modern in spirit that reflects on processes, interrogates its own meanings and so on, serena loves one and tom hayley loved the other. and i wanted them to love each other. >> what i tried to do, let me explain that. serena loves to read novels and have people in it like herself and she likes novels set in london and around about now, in 1972. she wants to see herself reflected back in, and her world reflected back and that is an impulse i actually share too. >> tom, her lover hates all of that kind of writing, he likes, you know, thomas p. ihchot and he likes john bath and gaddis, the great american experimental writers. >> they hate each other's fiction. so i thought the purpose of sweet tooth, the novel, was for me to write the book that they would both love, that would have the tricks, but it would have a flesh and blood impelling fair tive that the reader would have to be drawn into a
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